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Assistant Chef/Cook

Reference

PRI24127

Location

Blair House, 107 Dakota Avenue, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4QX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.20 p/h

Hours

38.5

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Adult Care have an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking assistant chef to join our catering team at Blair House. A purpose built Care Home located in the West Winds Estate of Newtownards in County Down. It provides high quality nursing care to elderly residents with physical health conditions and dementia. Blair House is 81 beds and has a warm, homely feel which coexists in progressive and dynamic clinical environment.

As assistant chef it will be your responsibility to plan, prepare and present high quality food and hospitality for our residents. Working to the highest of standards, ensuring dietary requirements of all the residents are met. You will:

  • Assist the Home Manager with menu creation, ensuring a nutritious, varied menu is available
  • Ensure all food preparation meets the requirements of COSHH, Food safety and health & safety regulations
  • Manage food budgets and stocks, checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in all areas of the kitchen
  • Overall kitchen staff management, training, recruiting and rotas.

We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, someone who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen and qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery. This challenging role promises good onward progression the successful applicant; you will need to have the, ability to think on your feet, a passion for food and the service you provide.

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Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/12/2018